In other news, Outkast will be playing 40 (!!!) festivals this year, Beyonce takes a stand, Rihanna gets new ink for 2014, and 50 Cent opens up about his feelings on making an entire album produced by Pharrell Williams.
Shakira and Rihanna‘s buzzed about duet, “Can’t Remember To Forget You,” drops today. To prep for what we can only imagine will be a sexy track highly likely to make the dreary winter a lot hotter, we’re looking back at some of Shakira’s greatest collaborations.
Beyoncé‘s new album, the self-titled Beyoncé, is an undeniably very racy affair. Songs like “Rocket” and “Partition” definitely veer into raunchy territory, which has led more than a few parental groups to wag their fingers at Mrs. Carter and keep their kids away from this R-rated album. That said, nothing is gonna keep the world’s most fierce underage Beyoncé supporter, 12-year-old Charlize Glass, from putting everything she’s got into her King Bey-soundtracked dance routines.
While the nation suffers under the deep freeze of the Polar Vortex, the No. 1 album in the country is perhaps unsurprisingly the soundtrack to Disney’s Frozen. Hey, it’s cold out there – might as well embrace it. While Frozen is chilling at the top of the charts, several albums cross important sales milestones this week, and we also look at recent fumbles from Britney Spears and Justin Bieber. Bundle up for this week’s SoundScanner:
We almost can’t believe that it’s been two years since Blue Ivy Carter burst onto the scene, forever changing the style game for toddlers everywhere. Ok, we realize she doesn’t totally comprehend the influence she has yet, but that doesn’t make her any less cute. Today, we look back on some of Blue’s best pictures from her short, yet surprisingly amazing, life.
A few days ago we gave you our list of the sexiest music videos of 2013. We thought it turned out pretty well, but after thinking on it some more we realized that we couldn’t possibly forget all of the super hot cover art from this past year! From album art to single sleeves, we’ve taken a look at some of the very steamiest that the music biz has to offer, and we’re pretty sure that you’ll be pleased with the results…